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Lac du Flambeau in Vilas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory

 
 
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By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
1. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory Marker
Inscription.  Listed on the National and Tribal Registers of Historic Places for its National Significance in representing the Government Boarding Schools and their impact on Indigenous Nations.

Restoration and rehabilitation of the Boy’s Dormitory, circa 1906, was funded in part by the Save America’s Treasures Grant, the Nau Family, the United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development, and the many donations and contributions from various individuals and organizations.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 45° 58.227′ N, 89° 54.204′ W. Marker is in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, in Vilas County. Marker is on Old Abe Road (State Highway 47) half a mile west of County Route D. Marker and building are located on the isthmus between Pokegama, Flambeau and Long Interlaken Lakes. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lac du Flambeau WI 54538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lac du Flambeau (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pinery Road - The Legend
Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
2. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory
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(approx. 9.3 miles away); The Million Penny Parade (approx. 11.1 miles away); World’s Largest Penny (approx. 11.1 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Rest Lake Dam Story (approx. 11.6 miles away); River Rats & Peavey Men (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lac du Flambeau.
 
Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
3. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory
Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
4. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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